sodium metasilicate

noun
sodium meta·​sil·​i·​cate | \ -ˌme-tə-ˈsi-lə-ˌkāt How to pronounce sodium metasilicate (audio) , -ˈsi-li-kət \

Definition of sodium metasilicate

: a toxic corrosive crystalline salt Na2SiO3 used especially as a detergent or as a substitute for phosphates in detergent formulations

First Known Use of sodium metasilicate

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Sodium metasilicate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sodium%20metasilicate. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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